An unknowable universe?


For several years, increasing data are pointing to the universe being infinite in size and inventory: space that never ends, and limitless galaxies, stars, planets and energy. This would be a huge change from our longstanding model of a finite-but-unbounded Cosmos – meaning that there’s no physical boundary anywhere, and yet the Cosmos contains a finite amount of material and energy.

I just spoke with Shirley Ho last Tuesday. She’s part of the Berkeley team that on January 10 released the . . .


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